Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Benchmarking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Benchmarking over the 6 months to 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Benchmarking
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 165 172
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -36
Contract jobs citing Benchmarking 3 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.11% 0.27% 0.048%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.31% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
West Yorkshire median daily rate £406 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £429 £450 £300
% change year-on-year -4.72% +50.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £13.00

Benchmarking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2470 3496 3547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 86.48% 86.53% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 2397 2404
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +1.71%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £243
90th Percentile £550 £569 £500
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 50 74
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.43 £13.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.52% -21.10% +11.28%
10th Percentile £8.41 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £29.08 £24.25 £40.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -6.90% -12.12% +10.00%

Benchmarking
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Benchmarking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Benchmarking in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Benchmarking in West Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Benchmarking in West Yorkshire

Benchmarking
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Benchmarking within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +12 3 £406 +1.56%
Benchmarking
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Benchmarking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Benchmarking.

1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (100.00%) Axure RP
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Wireframes
1 3 (100.00%) Google
2 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Cognitive Science
3 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
3 1 (33.33%) Omniture
3 1 (33.33%) Games

Benchmarking
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 3 (100.00%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Designer
1 3 (100.00%) UX Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior UX Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (33.33%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Competitor Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 3 (100.00%) Wireframes
2 2 (66.67%) Cognitive Science
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) Omniture